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Last $30.20 USD
Change Today +0.33 / 1.10%
Volume 515.9K
As of 10:40 AM 06/2/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

us silica holdings inc (SLCA) Snapshot

Open
$29.70
Previous Close
$29.87
Day High
$30.37
Day Low
$29.55
52 Week High
09/3/14 - $73.43
52 Week Low
12/16/14 - $22.71
Market Cap
1.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.0M
EPS TTM
$2.44
Shares Outstanding
53.4M
EX-Date
06/11/15
P/E TM
12.4x
Dividend
$0.50
Dividend Yield
1.66%
Current Stock Chart for US SILICA HOLDINGS INC (SLCA)

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us silica holdings inc (SLCA) Details

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. produces and sells commercial silica in the United States. It operates through two segments, Oil & Gas Proppants, and Industrial & Specialty Products. The company offers whole grain commercial silica products to be used as fracturing sand in connection with oil and natural gas recovery, as well as sells its whole grain silica products in various size distributions, grain shapes, and chemical purity levels for manufacturing glass products. It also provides ground commercial silica products for use in plastics, rubber, polishes, cleansers, paints, glazes, textile fiberglass, and precision castings; and fine ground silica for use in premium paints, specialty coatings, sealants, silicone rubber, and epoxies. In addition, the company offers other industrial mineral products, such as aplite, a mineral used to produce container glass and insulation fiberglass; calcined kaolin clay, a mineral primarily used as a functional extender in paints, plastics, specialty coatings, and rubber; and adsorbent made from a mixture of silica and magnesium for preparative and analytical chromatography applications. It serves oil and gas recovery markets; and building products, fillers and extenders, foundry products, chemicals, recreation products, and filtration products industries, as well as container glass, fiberglass, specialty glass, and flat glass products industries. As of December 31, 2014, the company had approximately 363 million tons of proven and probable recoverable mineral reserves. The company, formerly known as GGC USS Holdings, Inc., is headquartered in Frederick, Maryland.

1,092 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15

us silica holdings inc (SLCA) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $554.2K
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $346.9K
Chief Operating Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $332.0K
Chief Commercial Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $277.1K
Vice President and General Manager of Oil & G...
Total Annual Compensation: $355.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

us silica holdings inc (SLCA) Key Developments

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Promotes Bradford B. Casper to Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. announced the promotion of Bradford B. Casper to vice president and chief commercial officer. In his new position, Mr. Casper will continue oversight of the company's strategic initiatives. He will also assume increased responsibilities, including leadership of the company's sales, marketing and product development efforts as well as business unit performance. Mr. Casper has served as the Company's vice president of strategy since May, 2011.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Approves Amendments to its Certificate of Incorporation

The shareholders of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. approved of an amendment to the second amended and restated certificate of incorporation to remove the requirement of plurality voting for directors and approved of amendments to the second amended and restated certificate of incorporation to remove certain provisions relating to ownership of stock by U.S. Silica’s former controlling shareholder at the AGM held on May 7, 2015.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on July 6, 2015

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per common share. The dividend is payable on July 6, 2015 for all shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 15, 2015.

 

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Price/Cash Flow 9.9x
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